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Environmental Release Report: DREXEL HERITAGE FURNISHINGS INC. PLANT NO. 2
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 39,813
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,136
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,259
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,136
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,395
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 39,813
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 39,813
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,391
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 39,809
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 39,809

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 310,842 0 0 0 310,842 0 NA
    1989 321,975 0 0 0 321,975 0 NA
    1990 301,512 0 0 0 301,512 0 NA
    1991 223,836 0 0 0 223,836 25,601 249,437
    1992 189,611 0 0 0 189,611 29,682 219,293
    1993 176,486 0 0 0 176,486 28,376 204,862
    1994 197,388 0 0 0 197,388 4,036 261,550
    1995 122,568 0 0 0 122,568 9,811 132,379
    1996 115,628 0 0 0 115,628 1,231 116,859
    1997 104,022 0 0 0 104,022 8,096 108,070
    1998 82,649 0 0 0 82,649 10,732 93,381
    1999 61,513 0 0 0 61,513 9,553 71,064
    2000 38,984 0 0 0 38,984 5,260 44,244
    2001 31,661 0 0 0 31,661 5,555 37,216
    2002 39,813 0 0 0 39,813 4,357 44,171
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DREXEL HERITAGE FURNISHINGS INC. PLANT NO. 2
    Mailing Address: 361 BLUE RIDGE ST., MARION, NC 28752
    Public Contact: STANLEY B. CARTER
    Phone: (828) 438-5604
    SIC Code: 25 Furniture And Fixtures
    2002 Parent Company: DREXEL HERITAGE FURNITURE IND. INC. (PIT. NO.2)
    Latitude: 35.68045
    Longitude: -82.0161
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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